Angela Merkel says she is 'very well' after visibly shaking during ceremony

 edition.cnn.com  06/19/2019 07:47:12  10
Video footage showed the German chancellor, 64, suffering visible tremors as she stood alongside visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Berlin on Tuesday.
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Reuters news agency reported that she were struggling to stand while she and the newly elected leader in Kiev listened to the national anthem during military honors.

"Since then I have drunk at least three glasses of water -- I obviously needed that and so I'm doing very well now," she told reporters at a press conference with Zelensky. She was no longer shaking at that point.

Berlin experienced high temperatures today, reaching a peak of 86 degrees Fahrenheit (30 degrees Celsius).

Merkel, who has been chancellor since 2005, has said that that she will not seek re-election when her term expires in 2021.

CNN's Stephanie Halasz contributed to this report.

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